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California Art Grants & Culture Grants:  193 Arts and Culture Grants for California.

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Grants to USA Local Governments and Nonprofits to Integrate the Arts into Community Revitali...

Deadline 08/09/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations and government agencies for collaborative arts engagement and cultural planning projects that enhance the quality of life in local communities. Applicants are advised to verify or create the required registrations by July 19. Initial application comp...

GrantWatch ID#: 172668

Grants to USA Nonprofits and IHEs to Increase Arts and Culture in Social and Civic Engagement

Deadline 08/09/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit and university-based art or design service organizations for the development and dissemination of creative placemaking knowledge through collaborative projects. Applicants are advised to create or verify the necessary registrations by July 19, and a required form ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172667

Grants to California Community Organizations to Help Conserve Energy and Natural Resources

Deadline 08/08/18

Grants to California community organizations to promote conservation of energy and natural resources. Funding is intended to help residents reduce demand on the electricity grid and choose greener energy options. Priority is given to efforts that target the following hard-to-reach populations: - Low-Income - Disability...

GrantWatch ID#: 183874

Grants to USA Hispanic-Serving IHEs to Strengthen Humanities Programs

Deadline 07/19/18

Grants to USA Hispanic-serving IHEs to strengthen the humanities curriculum. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations by June 7 and July 5. Funding will be used to strengthen the study and teaching of the humanities through the development of new humanities resources, courses, or programs, or by enhancin...

GrantWatch ID#: 144094

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Digital Preservation of Cultural Materials

Deadline 07/19/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs for the digital preservation of historical and cultural resources. Applicants must create or verify the required registrations by June 7 and July 5. Funding will support project implementation, as well as planning, assessment, and pilo...

GrantWatch ID#: 151060

Grants to USA Community Colleges to Enhance Humanities Programming

Deadline 07/19/18

Grants to USA community colleges to strengthen humanities programs and curricula. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations by June 7 and July 5. This program supports faculty and curricular development projects that will strengthen humanities programs or incorporate humanistic approaches in fie...

GrantWatch ID#: 174339

Grants to USA Historically Black IHEs to Strengthen Humanities Courses and Programming

Deadline 07/19/18

Grants to USA nonprofit historically black colleges and universities to enhance the humanities curriculum. Applicants must ensure that they have completed the required registrations by June 7 and July 5. This program seeks to strengthen the study of teaching of the humanities by developing new humanities resources, courses...

GrantWatch ID#: 144095

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Religious Centers to Strengthen and Build the America...

Deadline 07/20/18

Grants ranging from $10,000 to $50,000 to USA nonprofits, religious centers, mosques, and schools for efforts to build and strengthen the American Muslim community. Eligible proposals are those that address the areas of civil and human rights, community wellness, understanding, and building strong leadership and institutio...

GrantWatch ID#: 183746

Grants to California Nonprofits to Create Public Art Displays in Oakland and San Francisco

Deadline 11/02/18 Conference Date: 07/20/18 LOI Date: 08/03/18

Grants starting at $50,000 to California nonprofit organizations to collaborate with local artists in creating place-based, temporary public art displays in Oakland and San Francisco. LOIs are due by August 3, 2018. Eligible projects must maintain a sustained presence in order to allow for substantial engagement with place...

GrantWatch ID#: 183978
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Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, Libraries, and Schools to Enhance Practices in the Libra...

Deadline 03/20/19 Conference Date: 07/25/18 LOI Date: 09/17/18

Grants starting at $25,000 to USA and territories nonprofit, governmental, and school-based libraries to address significant opportunities and challenges in the archival and library fields. Applicants must first submit a preliminary proposal. Funding is intended to support one of the following three goals: lifelong learnin...

GrantWatch ID#: 147018

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits for Instrumental Music Programs and Performances

Deadline 07/27/18

Grants of up to $5,000 to California nonprofit performance organizations in the nine San Francisco Bay area counties for projects and concerts that promote piano performances or music that includes the piano as a featured instrument. Funding will be provided to support piano-related expenses such as artist fees, piano ren...

GrantWatch ID#: 175591

Grants to USA and International Nonprofits to Benefit Communities in Eligible Cities

Deadline 07/27/18

Grants of $5,000 to California, Texas, Washington, Washington, DC, Singapore, Ireland, and UK nonprofit organizations to benefit communities served by the funding source. The Foundation seeks to help its communities become stronger, safer, and more vibrant. The Foundation’s communities include: Fremont/Wallingford (S...

GrantWatch ID#: 162613

Grants to California Nonprofits for Performing Arts Programs in Santa Barbara County

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants of up to $15,000 to California nonprofits serving Santa Barbara County for performing arts programs. Funding may be used to support educational, access, and artistic programs as well as dance, music, and high caliber arts performances. Funding is intended to nurture, invest in, and grow the local arts community.

GrantWatch ID#: 134953

Grants to USA Organizations to Support Armenian-American Youth Programs

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants to USA organizations to positively impact the lives of Armenian-American youth. Consideration will be given to both local and national projects. The Foundation supports Armenian education, cultural activities, camping, and athletic programs that foster cultural appreciation and knowledge in youth.

GrantWatch ID#: 142791

Grants to USA and Turkey Artists for Turkish Arts and Cultural Projects and Residencies in th...

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants to USA and Turkey dancers, film makers, and other types of artists for Turkish-related arts and cultural projects and residencies. This program provides project grants as well as residencies for both emerging and established artists in an effort to promote cross-cultural dialogue between the United States and Turkey...

GrantWatch ID#: 178142

Awards to USA Native Artists to Recognize Outstanding Commitment to Any Artistic Discipline

Deadline 07/31/18

Awards of $7,500 to USA practicing Native artists to recognize outstanding commitment to the arts, demonstrated by work in any medium, from literary to visual to performing, in both contemporary and traditional forms. Nominations are invited on behalf of individuals with a documented affiliation of a United States Tribe (A...

GrantWatch ID#: 183961

Fellowships to Los Angeles County, California Artists for Career Development and Community E...

Deadline 07/31/18

Fellowships of $25,000 to Los Angeles County, California individual artists to support professional development, business skills building, and networking. Funding is intended to help artists become more sustainable, as well as to contribute to community connections. For 100 years, the California Community Foundation (C...

GrantWatch ID#: 172835

Grants and In-Kind Donations to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Music Educatio...

Deadline 09/30/18 LOI Date: 07/31/18

Grants averaging $2,500 and in-kind product donations to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits for programs that provide music education in schools and local communities. New applicants must submit a letter of inquiry by July 31, 2018. Funding is intended to improve access to music instruction and to give children nati...

GrantWatch ID#: 178253

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Active Play for Children, Arts, College Readi...

Deadline 07/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofits in multiple states for activities in the areas of economic development, neighborhood revitalization, arts and culture, and learning through play. Funding is intended for programming, operational expenses, and capital projects that benefit local communities where the Funding Source operates (See Add...

GrantWatch ID#: 180060

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts, Education, and Human Services

Deadline 09/15/18 LOI Date: 07/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations and government agencies for activities that benefit communities across a broad range of areas, with an emphasis on geographic locations where famiy members reside. Request summaries are due July 31. Priority areas include arts, culture, humanities, education, health and medical, human ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181847

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Support and Promote Children's Participation in Music Education ...

Deadline 08/07/18 LOI Date: 07/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to provide quality music education programs for children. Applicants must submit the preliminary application by July 31, 2018. Proposals should focus on student participation and achievement, research, innovation, professional development for music educators, and collaborations between...

GrantWatch ID#: 181862

Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Agencies for Community Improvement in Eligible...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $10,000, and a limited number of $15,000 to $20,000 grants, to California organizations in Humboldt, Trinity, and Del Norte Counties to address pressing community issues and strive to improve the quality of life in the area. Two types of grants are offered: one-year responsive and two-yea...

GrantWatch ID#: 166710

Grants to Los Angeles County, California Nonprofits for Arts, Education, Health, and Youth P...

Deadline 10/01/18 LOI Date: 08/01/18

Grants to Los Angeles County, California nonprofits to support programs in the areas of health and medicine, education, the arts, development and mentoring of youth (under 21 years old), and environmental awareness activities. A letter of intent is due February 1. More details on the program areas are as follows: You...

GrantWatch ID#: 181897

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits to Exhibit Historical American Art

Deadline 10/15/18 LOI Date: 08/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for arts exhibitions that increase the appreciation and understanding of historical American art (circa 1500–1980). Letters of inquiry are due August 1, 2018. Particular interest is given to exhibitions that will travel outside the United States or Chicago,...

GrantWatch ID#: 170093

Grants to California Nonprofits for Environment, Health, Music, and Education

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants to California nonprofit organizations for programs in the areas of environment and health and music programming. Funding is also intended for programs that provide educational opportunities for children and youth in the areas of arts and environment. The Foundation's grantmaking areas include: Environment and He...

GrantWatch ID#: 180885

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools for Youth Music Education

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants ranging from $100 to $10,000 to USA nonprofit organizations and schools for programs that provide music education to children and youth throughout the nation. Particular interest is given to organizations that take innovative approaches, operate with a low overhead, and demonstrate collaborative elements in their wo...

GrantWatch ID#: 181377

Pro Bono Consulting Services to California, Illinois, and New York City Nonprofits and Publi...

Deadline 08/01/18

In-kind grants valued at an average of $58,000 to California, Illinois, and New York City nonprofit organizations and public schools within the funding source’s service areas for pro bono consulting. This program provides organizations with tangible tools to get more funding, deliver better programs, and develop a high-p...

GrantWatch ID#: 182279
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Grants to USA Organizations for Publications Showcasing Emerging or Under-Recognized Visual ...

Deadline 09/15/18 LOI Date: 08/01/18

Grants ranging from $5,000 to $15,000 to USA (excluding New Mexico) organizations for publications that promote appreciation and awareness of the contemporary visual arts. LOIs are due March 1. Funding is primarily provided in support of publications and catalogues that showcase exhibitions by under-recognized or emerging ...

GrantWatch ID#: 158627
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Organizations for Chamber Music Workshops for Amate...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International organizations for workshops that provide coaching and support for amateur musicians playing chamber music. Funding is available to reduce registration fees for participants, subsidize coaches’ salaries, and provide scholarships for participants. ACMP defines a workshop as a pr...

GrantWatch ID#: 180316
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Filmmakers for Films that Promote Social Justice an...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for film projects that align with the themes of empowerment, social justice, and cultural exchange. Funding is available to both novice and experienced filmmakers for all stages of development, including development, production, post-production, as well as fil...

GrantWatch ID#: 182210
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Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Arts, Children, Education, and Family Progra...

Deadline 08/01/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $3,000 to New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Kentucky, Illinois, Texas, Arizona, California, Nevada, Washington, and Oregon nonprofit organizations to improve the quality of life in communities within the funding source’s market areas. Organizations must request an application form from the Foundation ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171207
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits and Agencies in Eligible Regions for You...

Deadline 08/31/18 Conference Date: 08/02/18

Grants to USA, Canada, and International nonprofits, government agencies, libraries, and schools in multiple regions for community development in communities where the funding source has a business presence. Applicants must request an invitation to apply prior to submitting a proposal. Program areas include youth developme...

GrantWatch ID#: 183038

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Agencies, and IHEs to Develop Organizational Capacity to Offer Hum...

Deadline 08/09/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations, government agencies, tribal governments, and IHEs to build organizational capacity to offer humanities programming. Applicants should confirm or create the required registrations no later than July 25. This program enables capacity building in infrastructure development. Awards aim...

GrantWatch ID#: 151055
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Grants to Santa Clara County, California Nonprofits and Agencies for Arts and Educational Sup...

Deadline 09/14/18 LOI Date: 08/10/18

Grants generally ranging between $10,000 to $50,000 to Santa Clara County, California nonprofit organizations and government units for programs that support at-risk youth and their families. An LOI is due by January 12, 2018. Focus areas include access to the arts, K-12 education, and career preparation. The Foundation ...

GrantWatch ID#: 133797

Grants to USA Nonprofits and Schools in Eligible States for Public Education and Community Se...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 to USA nonprofits and schools in eligible regions for public education and community service projects. Funding is intended for STEM projects, career and technical training in the skilled trades, as well as community service projects, with particular emphasis on programs that have a stro...

GrantWatch ID#: 175818
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Grants to California Nonprofits for Animal Protection, Land or Wildlife Conservation, and Pe...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants of up to $20,000 and grants of up to $50,000 to California nonprofit organizations for animal welfare, environmental conservation, and performing arts organizations. Funding may be requested for the purchase of capital asset items. Grants will be awarded in support of the following purposes, in order of priority: ...

GrantWatch ID#: 171333
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Grants to North San Diego County, California Nonprofits for Education, Civic Affairs, Arts, a...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants to North San Diego County, California nonprofit organizations to address community needs through programs in the areas of education (birth through adulthood), human welfare, arts and culture, and civic affairs. Grants will be considered on the basis of their enrichment to the communities where Nordson's employees li...

GrantWatch ID#: 177663
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Grants to USA, Canada, and International Researchers for Research Projects and Publications R...

Deadline 08/15/18

Grants of up to $1,200 to USA, Canada, and International researchers for research projects and publications that focus on promoting classic song. Eligible applications may be submitted at any stage of research. Proposals from graduate students writing dissertations, independent scholars, and faculty will be considered. ...

GrantWatch ID#: 181872
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Award to a USA, Canada, or International Individual for Excellence in Historical Musical Perf...

Deadline 08/15/18

Award of $2,000 to recognize a USA, Canada, or International scholar or performer for outstanding contributions to historical musical performing practices. Awards are intended to subsidize the publication costs of articles, monographs or editions, as well as public performance, recordings or other projects. The winner r...

GrantWatch ID#: 158738
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Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits for Enrichment Programming for Disadvantaged Youth

Deadline 08/17/18

Grants ranging from $20,000 to $50,000 to Bay Area, California nonprofit organizations for programs that benefit disadvantaged middle school youth in Marin, Contra Costa, Alameda, and San Francisco counties. Funding is specifically intended to support programming for a variety of high-quality enrichment opportunities t...

GrantWatch ID#: 174255
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Grants to California Nonprofits and Individuals for Arts and Culture Projects and Learning P...

Deadline 10/01/18 Conference Date: 08/22/18

Grants ranging from $500 to $5,000 to California nonprofit organizations and individuals to promote arts and culture in Santa Barbara County. First time applicants are required to attend a workshop prior to submitting an application. Funding is intended to support projects of arts and cultural organizations as well as ind...

GrantWatch ID#: 173785
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Fellowships for Innovative Idea Sharing to USA, Canada, and International Individuals

Deadline 08/26/18

Fellowships for USA, Canada, and International individuals to attend a multi-disciplinary conference centered around the sharing of innovative ideas. Fellows represent a broad range of fields, and may include, but are not limited to, entrepreneurs, scientists, human rights activities, NGO leaders, artists, inventors, and a...

GrantWatch ID#: 173665

Grants to USA Nonprofits in Multiple States for Youth, Economic Development, Culture, and En...

Deadline 08/29/18

Grants ranging from $1,000 to $5,000 to USA nonprofit organizations in multiple states to enhance communities where the funding source has a business presence. Priorities include assisting the disadvantaged, economic development, education, youth development, neighborhood improvement, community problem solving, cultural en...

GrantWatch ID#: 172570
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Grants to Rancho Peñasquitos, California Organizations and Individuals for Education, Arts,...

Deadline 08/30/18

Grants of up to $500 and grants of up to $300 to Rancho Peñasquitos, California organizations and individuals for projects and events that benefit the local community. Funding is intended for projects in the areas of environment, arts and culture, education, and community leadership. The following are examples of what ...

GrantWatch ID#: 151712

Grants to Bay Area, California Nonprofits and Artists for New and Innovative Works that Promo...

Deadline 09/28/18 Conference Date: 08/30/18

Grants ranging from $1,500 to $10,000 to San Francisco Bay Area, California small and mid-sized nonprofit arts organizations and artists for new and innovative work that represents the region’s diversity. Eligible artists must partner with a fiscal sponsor in order to apply. Priority will be given to organizations and...

GrantWatch ID#: 177939

Grants to USA Music Organizations, Ensembles, and Individuals for Classic American Music Per...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to USA orchestras, ensembles, performing organizations, presenters, and individuals to perform classical American music. While applications may be submitted for contemporary works, preference will be given to performances that portray a sense of American music of the past. Of particular interest are neglected an...

GrantWatch ID#: 154339
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Grants to California Nonprofits, Schools, and Artists for Arts Education Programs in Santa B...

Deadline 10/26/18 LOI Date: 08/31/18

Grants to California nonprofits, schools, and artists to build partnerships and provide resources that focus on performing arts exposure and education for youth within Santa Barbara County. Funding must support programs for students in grades kindergarten through high school.Programs may occur at schools during or after sc...

GrantWatch ID#: 173787
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Grants to USA Nonprofits to Promote and Advance American Indian Culture and Self-Sufficiency

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to promote, preserve, and advance American Indian culture and self-sufficiency. Funding will be provided for programs that focus on the development of American Indian entrepreneurism, facilitating American Indian education (particularly college, graduate, and post-graduate education), ...

GrantWatch ID#: 174514
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Awards to USA, Canada, and International Artists and Writers Who Are Parents to Recognize Ar...

Deadline 08/31/18

Awards of $5,000 to USA, Canada, and International individual artists and writers who have children under the age of 18 to recognize creative excellence. This program evaluates artistic merit based on the strength of the applicant’s portfolio. The awards provide unrestricted cash funding, and recipients may use the funds...

GrantWatch ID#: 175490
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Grants to USA Teachers, STEM Coordinators, and Homeschooling Cooperatives for Aviation and Ae...

Deadline 08/31/18

Grants of up to $250 to USA K-12 teachers, STEM coordinators, and homeschool cooperatives for aviation and aerospace classroom projects. This grant program enables teachers to integrate aviation-themed lessons into the regular curriculum. Aviation and aerospace can be integrated into lessons on history, math, science, and ...

GrantWatch ID#: 172664